Rosalita and Eduardo - Comic series by Ana Bass
I started the series Rosalita and Eduardo during the pandemic. I’ve always wanted to create a comic book memoir about the experiences I’ve had as a transracial adoptee from Guatemala who was raised by two Jewish American parents with Ashkenazi backgrounds.
Getting Exactly What I Wanted for Father’s Day
My father’s birthday was June 17. As a result, his birthday sometimes fell on Father’s Day.
The F Word: A Foster to Adopt Story (season 2)
The F Word is an honest yet humorous story of queer couple, Nicole and Kristan’s, journey into parenthood as they seek to adopt a child from foster care in Oakland. They introduce us to many voices in the foster care world including birth families, foster youth, and adoptees, learning from them as they wrestle with the systemic racism and classism they discover along the way.
Being a Jew of Colour: Finding Acceptance and Inclusion
For Tobin, whose son is a young black man living in America, it’s also a very personal issue. “My privilege does not protect him,” she said.
Asian Jew or Jewish Asian
The unique combination of these words shape who I am as an individual. I’ve recently thought about which word comes first-- am I an Asian Jew or a Jewish Asian?
Learning from Laughter this Father’s Day
A Father's Day tribute to the white grandfather who raised me to be a proud biracial Jewish man.
Race: Pushing Myself & the Jewish Community
"Everyone has a different tolerance for complexity."
The Year of the Bar Mitzvahs
The “Derby Bunch”, or “Six Pack” as my parents like to call them, are a motley crew of grandkids – three of each gender – born within a six-year span to my two siblings and myself.
Breaking the Cycle of Unwelcome in Jewish Life
When my sister and I walk into any Jewish setting we can get looked at differently and asked strange questions.